On This Day January 24
1962 – Brian Epstein signs a five-year management deal with The Beatles that stipulates that he receive 25 percent of the band’s gross earnings at a time when the normal management deal was 10 percent.
1935 – The first canned beer goes on sale. In partnership with the American Can Company, the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company delivers 2,000 cans of Krueger’s Finest Beer and Krueger’s Cream Ale to faithful Krueger drinkers in Richmond, Virginia
1984 – The first Apple Macintosh computer goes on sale. The Macintosh 128K hit the market two days after it was announced to the world in a dramatic commercial, directed by Ridley Scott, that aired during Super Bowl XVIII.